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1836: First allotments to the deserving

At a respectable meeting held at the King's Head Inn, at Cuckfield, on Wednesday evening last, an unanimous resolution was come to to allot portions of land, at moderate rents, to deserving labourers of the district.

20 September 1836, The Times (originally in Brighton Gazette)

Contributed by Malcolm Davison.

Photo: Danny Woo International District Community Gardens, International District, Seattle, Washington. Wikimedia public domain image.



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